The topic and the tenor and this article really resonates with me and the ethos behind this little blog of mine. The title of this site — AverageChristianNet — is about my firm conviction that the Christian and the non-believing world needs to hear more from us “average Christians.” Of course, us non-pastors, non-professorial types make up the vast majority of the Body of Christ….yet, we downplay our own contributions in the workplace, the marketplace, and the Internet. (I will have a lot more to say about this in upcoming original pieces). In the meantime, this article makes some important arguments that none of us do “ordinary” work! From The Gospel Coalition…………..
Unfortunately, this article is probably one that many people will need. In fact, I read recently that over 75 percent of employees said that they were unhappy at their jobs. From Crossway………….
I think this is such an important topic, because if we work in a humble and God-glorifying manner, then that should also be evident in how we operate in our families and our churches. From Christian Crier…………….
This is maybe one of the hardest things for a Christian to handle in life, but here are a few ideas to help cope from the Theology of Work Project……………..
2020 was, according to many and for many, a year of being completely overwhelmed. According to research by Gallup, 2020 marked a year of a twenty-year low in mental health for Americans. While peop…
One of the reasons I write this blog is because I am not a pastor or seminary professor or best-selling author. I am just a guy who follow Christ, and I worked for somebody else my entire adult life. So, articles like this one mean a lot to me, and hopefully to other normal Christian Joes and Jills! From the Theology of Work Project……………………
Here are are important words from Randy Alcorn which are also a comfort and encouragement to me. You see, very few of us are called to full-time vocation Christian ministry such as pastors, missionaries or those serving in parachurch ministries. Every job we do is important in furthering God’s kingdom on the earth….IF we work in an manner that honors Him and draws others to Christ. From Eternal Perspectives Ministries……………
As I have stated before, part of the reason behind this blog is to point people to biblical resources they might not have known about. In this case, this brief article on the value of work comes from the Theology of Work Project. Check it out!
Here is a thoughtful and practical article on work and where our happiness as believers can be found. From Barnabas Piper and The Good Book Company……………..
Part of my purpose in this blog is to point people to other great websites and blogs that you might not otherwise know about. This article is a short commentary on Psalm 23 but focused on how God is present with us during our struggles at work. From The Theology of Work Project……………….